2013 Schedule, All Times TBA
Sat, Aug 31 Wyoming at Memorial Stadium
Sat, Sep 07 Southern Miss at Hattiesburg, Miss.
Sat, Sep 14 UCLA at Memorial Stadium
Sat, Sep 21 South Dakota State Memorial Stadium
Sat, Oct 05 Illinois Memorial Stadium
Sat, Oct 12 Purdue at West Lafayette, Ind.
Sat, Oct 26 Minnesota at Minneapolis, Minn.
Sat, Nov 02 Northwestern at Memorial Stadium
Sat, Nov 09 Michigan at Ann Arbor, Mich.
Sat, Nov 16 Michigan State at Memorial Stadium
Sat, Nov 23 Penn State at State College, Pa.
Sat, Nov 30 Iowa at Memorial Stadium
2014 Nebraska Schedule, All Times TBA
Aug. 30 Florida Atlantic
Sept. 6 McNeese State
Sept. 13 at Fresno State
Sept. 20 Miami, Fla.
Sept. 27 Illinois
Oct. 4 at Michigan State
Oct. 11 BYE
Oct. 18 at Northwestern
Oct. 25 Rutgers
Nov. 1 Purdue
Nov. 8 BYE
Nov. 15 at Wisconsin
Nov. 22 Minnesota
Nov. 28 (Fri.) at Iowa
Dec. 6 Big Ten Championship
CLICK View Document HERE for the full 19 page report of stats from the Nebraska win over Northwestern.
FINAL GAME NOTES: (courtesy Huskers.com)
overcame a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit to rally for a 29-28 win. The
comeback tied for the largest fourth quarter comeback in school history (also 12
points at Missouri in 2009 and in 1966 at Colorado). With the win, Nebraska
snapped a four-game losing streak away from Lincoln and improved to 5-1
following a bye week under Bo Pelini. The Huskers’ win also gave them a 4-2 lead
in the all-time series with Northwestern.
rushed for 201 yards, marking the seventh straight game to open the season with
at least 200 rushing yards. This marks the first time Nebraska has rushed for
200 or more yards in each of the first seven games of the season since 2000. The
Huskers improved to 29-4 under Bo Pelini when rushing for 200
finished with 543 yards of total offense and has topped 400 yards in each of the
first seven games of the season. The last time Nebraska topped 400 yards in
seven straight games was a seven-game stretch during the 2008 season. This marks
the first time Nebraska has topped 400 yards of offense in each of the first
seven games of the season since the 1997 team reached that plateau in all 13
was held to 29 points in today’s game, ending a streak of six straight 30-point
games to open the season. The six-game 30-point streak was Nebraska’s longest to
open a season since 1995. It was also NU’s longest 30-point streak at any point
since a seven-game stretch including the final three games of 2007 and the first
four games in 2008.
quarterback Taylor Martinez passed for 342 yards in today’s game, 12 shy
of his career high set in the season opener against Southern Miss. It was
Martinez’s third career 300-yard passing game and second of the season. The 342
yards pushed his career passing total to 5,335 yards. Martinez is the fourth
player in school history with 5,000 career passing yards and his total of 5,335
career passing yards moved him into second place on the Nebraska career passing
list, moving past Dave Humm (5,035 yards) and Joe Ganz (5,125 yards) in today’s
became the 18th player in FBS history with 5,000 career passing yards and 2,000
career rushing yards and just the seventh player to reach that milestone before
their senior season.
I-back Ameer Abdullah ran 19 times for 101 yards. The 101 yards marked
Abdullah’s third 100-yard rushing game of the season (also at UCLA and vs.
receiver Kenny Bell had six receptions for 77 yards, including a 37-yard
touchdown reception in the second quarter. With his 77 receiving yards today,
Bell became the 20th player in school history to crack the 1,000-yard receiving
mark. Bell reached the 1,000-yard plateau in his 20th career game, the
second-fastest in school history trailing only 1972 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny
Rodgers (16 games). .
marked Bell’s 19th straight game with a reception, including three or more
catches in 11 of those games. Bell’s six receptions moved him up 11 spots into a
tie for 24th place with Tracey Wistrom on the Nebraska career receptions list.
Bell now has 58 career receptions, including 26 in 2012.
receiver Quincy Enunwa had six catches for 110 yards in the game, setting
career highs in both categories. In the fourth quarter alone, Enunwa had four
catches for 74 yards.
freshman receiver Taariq Allen caught his first career touchdown catch
with 5:55 remaining in the game. His touchdown reception cut Northwestern’s lead
punter Brett Maher downed four of his eight punts inside the Northwestern
20, including four punts inside the Wildcat 7-yard line. Maher had two punts of
50 yards or more, including a 58-yarder in the third quarter.
game captains were senior tight end Kyler Reed, sophomore defensive back
Corey Cooper, senior safety Courtney Osborne and senior long
snapper P.J. Mangieri.
Nebraska returns home next Saturday for a Legends
Division matchup against Michigan at Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
in Lincoln, and the contest will mark Michigan’s first visit to Nebraska since
the 1911 season.